Thursday, October 15, 2009

The Joys of the Unknown

“A testimony is to be found in the bearing of it. Somewhere in your quest for spiritual knowledge, there is that ‘leap of faith,’ as the philosophers call it. It is the moment when you have gone to the edge of the light and step into the darkness to discover that the way is lighted ahead for just a footstep or two.” -- President Boyd K. Packer

I love this quote and have been thinking about it a lot lately, not in relation to a testimony but in relation to having faith in the Lord and His timing. We feel kind of like we're in limbo right now... our way forward is only lighted in terms of months right now and while that is not how I prefer things (I like to plan ahead) I know that I have no control over it. Heavenly Father does and I know that he is aware of us and our needs. Seth received a blessing from my dad a few weeks ago. In that blessing he was told that Heavenly Father was aware of him and his family and that it takes time to "get all the right things into place" for a job for Seth.

While work for Seth might be up in the air and our finances are down to the bare minimum there is one thing we know for certain... come May 2010 we'll be welcoming another child into our home! Yes, I/we were shocked... after all this time and we got pregnant on our own??? Of course we are thrilled and then the all-day sickness started setting in - still happy just wish I could be more excited through the throwing up! I know it's taboo to tell people during the first trimester but it's hard to hide it when it feels like you suddenly dropped off the face of the world.

Hopefully this post will also get me back into blogging again - at least on the good days :)

25 comments:

Webster Family said...

I'm so so so so so very excited for you guys. Congrats again!

Kathleen said...

Throwing up usually is a sign that everything is right with your pregnancy, so I'm sorry you feel awful, but I'm thrilled that your prayers are being answered!! Here's hoping that Seth will secure employment at just the right moment, whenever that may be.

KaCHeRS said...

HOOOOOOORAY!!! We're so thrilled for you guys! CONGRATS AGAIN!! I was just wishing this week that we were still neighbors, doing our supper swapping, playing ... miss you! And everytime Curious George is on I sure think of Colton! miss you guys!!

April said...

congratulations! i'm glad you commented on my blog cause i lost your blog address. good to read about all the Colton adventures. i'm sure your next child will be passive & mellow... but, that wouldn't be much fun to blog about!
i can't believe we didn't get together more while u were on this side of town :(

Gabbitas Family said...

Congrats! Things do work out the way they need to...and in timing you don't expect. You're so courageous! You guys are in our prayers and we're hoping something works out for you soon!

Jenn said...

Congratulations you guys. That is great you're on your way to 2 kiddos. Sometimes I really miss the mom's circle at Thunderbird. You guys are in our prayers for the job hunt. Good luck with everything. I hope you are not too sick for too long.

AudyCamp said...

What a great lesson on timing! I guess it was TIME to find out you were pregnant & THEN after that theTIME for the job to fall into place. FUnny how Heavenly Father works sometimes..there's always lessons to be learned I've found. We had a very similar situation with us this past year but wouldn't have traded it for anything. CONGRATULATIONS on your pregnancy!

Dave and Tricia Folsom Family Fun said...

Congratulations on baby #2! That is SO exciting. What a lucky kid! Sorry you are so sick though - that is no fun.
And good luck with the job search. I am keeping my ears open for amazing jobs out here in PA! I would love an East Coast neighbor!

Erin Wittwer said...

ahhh! Congratulations! I love you and your family and I am just so happy for you guys! Oh and don't worry about thinking you shouldn't tell anybody during your first trimester! I pretty much call all my friends and family the moment after I pee on the stick

Bryan and Katie said...

yaaaay! SO excited for ya! hope you get a very sweeeet, quiet, little girl : )
didn't know you guys had a tough time getting pregnant...maybe we could chat about that sometime

Ann said...

Congratulations! I know how you've longed for another baby! Thanks for sharing the good news. I just wish you were close by so we could visit! Love you.

Wendy said...

Congratulations!! Yay for another Treager! Of course Seth will find a job, the waiting game is always a stinker isn't it?!

Bobbi Leavitt said...

YEAH! money-smoney! Youre having a baby!! congrats!! miss you guys

Shelley~Maren said...

Yay Becky! I was wondering about that! I'm so so happy for you guys! You make cute babies, so this is excellent news! I'll keep you in my prayers to hope all goes well, and that you feel better! *HUGS* Miss you!

Elisha said...

Congrats Becky and Seth! I'm so happy for you guys! I'm finally over my morning sickness and eating normally again, so it DOES pass. Just hang in there! Yay!

The Maxwell Family said...

Congratulations!!!! We are so excited for you. I hope you start to feel better soon. We'll keep you in our prayers for jobs.

james n mary said...

"you're the best mommy in the world!" i LOVE that. you're hilarious!

zoniks did i read right - you're a prego princess?~! another mini-traeger huh...dun dun dun.

Nick and Maddy Winward said...

Congrats! We are so happy for you!

Quarkybean said...

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! I'm so excited for you!!!!! We need to chat it up. Do u do msn video chat ever??? Well..I'm so happy for you! U guys should try to find a job in seattle or around there...Bellingham...lol...Cuz it's so close to us! We are like 45 min from bellingham. Whatever..we'll chat another time. But i love your blog...i always check it to see what's new. So...you are popular..your blog does get read and you need to keep it up! LOVE U GUYS!!!
Love the Devenney's

Brianne said...

Congrats. Hope that the sickness gets better for you soon.

Darci said...

Alright Cuz! I am thrilled for you guys! Congrats on the pregnancy and I know what that yucky sickness is all about: every day all day for the first trimester for me on both pregnancies. But boy are they worth it! Though it's hard to keep that focus while you are going through it! Hope all goes well for the job hunting and that you get over the yucky part soon! Love you and thanks for sharing your every burning testimony!

Darci said...

I meant ever burning...tee hee

Chesney said...

Becky- I am so happy for you! Much prayer and blessing to you guys! Send me your new address, so I can send you christmas card. chesneyachadwick@mac.com

Amy & Greg said...

OH, this is so wonderful! I just gasped for sure joy. I was on your blog looking to see if you'd found a job, but am thrilled to read about this blessing. How wonderful! I hope that you are feeling okay. We need to get together.

Meg said...

Congrats!! That is so exciting. I hope that you start to feel better, I totally feel your pain on that one. SO happy for you guys!